The Spark Solution: A Complete Two-Week Diet Program to Fast-Track Weight Loss and Total Body Health

The Spark Solution: A Complete Two-Week Diet Program to Fast-Track Weight Loss and Total Body Health

Becky Hand, Stepfanie Romine

Language: English

Pages: 384

ISBN: 0062228285

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

From the experts behind the New York Times bestseller The Spark and the creators of comes The Spark Solution, a breakthrough two-week diet program deemed one of the "Best Diets" by U.S. News & World Report. Designed to help you lose weight and optimize your health, The Spark Solution is a dynamic, comprehensive, and proven program.

With an introduction by Chris Downie, founder and CEO of SparkPeople, this day-by-day guide combines the latest data and strategies on nutrition, incredibly delicious recipes, and essential workouts. The experts at SparkPeople designed this easy-to-follow regimen to deliver effective and sustainable weight loss.

Thousands have already tried it, lost weight, and discovered a path to healthy living. SparkPeople has taken all the questions and bumps in the road out of the equation with The Spark Solution. There is no better way to lose weight and no better time than right now. Let these first two weeks transform your life.











so a combination of the two is ideal for achieving maximum results. Strength-Training Mistake #3: You rest a long time between sets. Long rests can decrease the overall intensity of your workout. Some studies show that long resting periods will decrease levels of hormones that help you build strength and reduce your overall calorie burn, making your workouts less effective. Spark Solution: For most people, a thirty- to ninety-second rest period in between sets is sufficient. Watch the clock or

testing recipes on—and with—her family. This is her second book. Nicole Nichols Nicole is a fitness trainer and health educator who helps people of all skill levels integrate simple but powerful fitness techniques into their daily lives. She’s known for her approachable style, which makes working out fun and accessible. Coach Nicole contributes regularly to magazines, websites, television programs, and radio, helping to motivate people to live healthier lives. In 2011, Nicole received national

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calories therein) that much more difficult. Food isn’t just in the obvious places, like our homes, the supermarket, and restaurants, but almost every public place too: movie theaters, gas stations, the kids’ sporting events, and every store you enter. Social functions, such as book clubs, PTA meetings, and church groups, revolve around food, even when food isn’t central to the activity. Keeping track of all those calories—especially bites, sips, and tastes—and resisting food at times when you’re

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